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Advertised on: 13 Oct 2021


Mandai Wildlife Group is dedicated to caring for the planet and protecting animals and nature. Conservation education is intrinsic in all interactions with the Group, to inspire action for a healthier world.

 

Mandai Wildlife Group is the steward of Mandai Wildlife Reserve, a unique wildlife and nature destination in Singapore that is home to world-renown wildlife parks which connect visitors to the fascinating world of wildlife. The Group is driving an exciting rejuvenation plan at Mandai Wildlife Reserve, adjacent to Singapore’s Central Catchment Nature Reserve, that will integrate five wildlife parks with distinctive nature-based experiences, green public spaces and an eco-friendly resort.

 

Mandai Wildlife Group advocates for biodiversity, contributes leading wildlife research, develops innovative solutions to promote living sustainably, and collaborates with conservation partners in Singapore and Southeast Asia.

 

The Group provides funding and in-kind support to Mandai Nature for conservation work across Southeast Asia.

 

Mandai Global, an entity that is part of the Group, will establish and operate new lines of business anchored in creating positive outcomes for nature and wildlife.

 

In our efforts to ensure a safe workplace, Mandai Wildlife Group implements the Vaccinate or Regular Test (VoRT) regime for team members who are not yet fully vaccinated. This is aligned to guidelines from the Ministry of Manpower and more information can be found here: https://www.mom.gov.sg/covid-19/advisory-on-covid-19-vaccination-in-employment-settings

 

Main duties and responsibilities:

Support the Manager of Wildlife Nutrition Centre (WNC) in coordinating inventory management and animal feed purchase to ensure the highest standard of quality control and smooth supply of food to all our animals in WRS.

 

Inventory Management

·       Establish ordering routines and coordinate centralised ordering and receiving activities for animal feed and supplies.

·       Ensure proper storage, handling, and food stock rotation.

·       Assist in the supervision of all aspects of WNC operations to ensure high degree of hygiene, safety, productivity, orderliness and punctuality.

·       Responsible for updating Goods Receipt (GR) and Goods Issue (GI) in SAP, control of monthly cycle, quarterly stock takes and annual audit.

·       Assist in developing and implementing food quality control programs and ensure safe storage and management of food items according to pertinent regulations and standards.

·       Planning the annual budget for animal feed and ensuring the budget is properly managed and allocated.

 

Animal Feed Purchase

·       Request quotations from suppliers for feed purchase.

·       Draft the specifications for animal feeds, and work with legal and finance department to draft contract clauses.

·       Work with procurement department and perform tender exercises through the online procurement portal (SESAMi).

·       Responsible for managing suppliers and contractors to ensure the compliance and fulfilment of the contract.

·       Work with curators and veterinarians in sourcing for alternative, diversified, economical and novel feed supplier to deliver WRS Nutrition Plan.

·       Work with sustainable solutions department to source and implement environmentally friendly purchase.

 

Requirements:

·       Diploma in Life Sciences / Food Sciences / Zoology / Supply Chain Management / Logistics & Operations

·       Minimum 2 years of experience in nutrition field or 4 years in handling warehouse, logistics, procurement or inventory management.

·       Good organisational and logistical skills.

·       Demonstrated ability to communicate and work well across departments and with external stakeholders.

·       Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and inventory software.

 


Specialization : Administration / Support Function
Type of Employment : Permanent
Minimum Experience : 0
Work Location : Singapore Zoo